The Power of Pause

Becoming More by Doing Less

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ISBN: 978-0-8294-2862-9
Hardcover | 224 pages

In The Power of Pause, Hershey uses powerful stories and meditations, inspiring quotes, and a specific call to action at the end of each chapter to help us understand the profound value of slowing down in our daily lives and taking time for the truly important things. Over the course of 52 brief chapters, we learn how to take back the life God always intended for us to have by letting go of the things that keep getting in our way.

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Taking Your Spiritual Pulse

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Author Bio

Terry Hershey

Terry Hershey is an inspirational speaker, humorist, author, dad, Protestant minister, landscape designer, and avid golfer.

Book Extra from A Word from Terry

Do you feel like your days are getting busier and busier and you don't take enough pauses to relax and refuel?

Chapter 5, New Rules

View pictures of Terry’s garden at his house on Vashon Island.

Chapter 10, Changing the Questions

To create a “Good Day” card open the below document and type in your good day characteristics where indicated. After you fill in the card, you can print and post the card somewhere where you will see it throughout the day.

The “Good Day” Card

Chapter 15, Pause Button

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Chapter 22, Putting Down the Sack

Find a space to rest and pray at

Chapter 23, What We Want to See

Find a sacred space in your day by visiting

Chapter 29, It’s the Little Things

Need help slowing down in the midst of your hectic days? Sign up for a 3-Minute Retreat and receive a daily email reminding you to pause for three minutes of simple meditation each day.

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Chapter 30, Losing What I Don’t Need

Donate clothes and other items you don't use. Browse these sites to find a donation center.

St. Vincent DePaul Society


The Salvation Army

Chapter 38, Play

Chapter 48, God’s Other Book

In the chapter God’s Other Book the woman on the ferry was enthralled by the beauty of Mount Rainier. View the video to “see the mountain” for yourself.

Chapter 51, Heaven on Earth

Read Fr. Barry’s description of “thin places,” excerpted from his book A Friendship Like No Other.

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